Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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Almond cheese in lent

ziger in der vasten


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 16.3 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo1, fol. 190vRecipe Nr. 9 Dating: 16th to 17th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages, High German languages

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Same title: wo1a.9, wo3b.60Shared ingredients: wo1a.9Same ingredients in following recipe: 1 1Same tools in following recipe: 1 2


Main ingredient: nutsPreparation: aspicType: lent dish

ziger in der vasten Nim geschelten mandel vnd stosz den jn ainem moerser vnd mach dick milch da von vnd seych das durch ain duech in ain pfannen vnd reib ainwenig weiszprot dar ein ? daz er wall vnd ain wenig guocz weinz vnd wenn ez erwall so zwech ez ausz der pffannen auff ain tuoch oder auff ain syb so seucht daz wasser da von so wirt ez guoter ziger den richt an lang vnd besteck jn mit mandel kern Nim den selben ziger vnd leg ain fiertail jn ain schuessel vnd gewsz ain mandel milch dar an etc.

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